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Admiral George Anson

Person  Male  Born 23/4/1697  Died 6/6/1762

Categories: Armed Forces, Exploring

Admiral. Born Staffordshire. 1740-4 circumnavigated the globe.  Captured a Spanish galleon loaded with gold and silver (aren't they all?) and returned home a wealthy man. Died at home, Moor Park, Hertfordshire. Description of his voyage, from the cat angle, at English Buildings.

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